A$AP Ferg Says Racism Doesn’t Exist Anymore, Thanks To…The Internet

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The Huffington Post | By Brennan Williams March 23, 2015 Rapper A$AP Ferg has intentions of bridging the gap between suburban and inner-city America by connecting fans to his music via the Internet. During a recent interview on NPR’s “Microphone Check” podcast, the 26-year-old A$AP Mob member explained his thoughts that racism has ended and […]

San Diego judge drops charge against rap singer in gang case

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By Tony Perry | LA Times March 16, 2015 A San Diego judge Monday dropped conspiracy charges against a rap singer accused of belonging to a violent street gang whose members are facing charges of attempted murder and other offenses. Prosecutors had alleged that Brandon Duncan, 33, fit the legal definition of a gang member […]

Biggie Claimed Some Of Tupac’s “Me Against The World” Beats Were His, Easy Mo Bee Says

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By Mitchell Steinfeld posted Tuesday March 10, 2015 at 02:00PM PDT The Tupac Shakur album turns 20 this week. On the twentieth anniversary week of Me Against The World, Easy Mo Bee discusses producing songs on the Tupac album. “We recorded a big batch of songs,” Easy Mo Bee says during an interview with RevoltTV. […]

Charges dropped against local rapper ‘Tiny Doo’

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10News Digital Team 11:53 PM, Jan 13, 2015 SAN DIEGO – A local rapper who has spent eight months behind bars for his song lyrics may soon go free. A judge has dropped conspiracy charges against Brandon Duncan — who goes by the rapper name “Tiny Doo” — and more than a dozen other gang […]

‘Too young, too soon': Family, friends search for answers

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James Crepea / Montgomery Advertiser 10:59 p.m. CST December 15, 2014 AUBURN — As friends and family gathered at the Opelika home of Mario and Arlicia Mitchell, a father was struggling for answers as to why he won’t see his son alive again. Jakell Mitchell, a freshman member of Auburn’s football team, was shot and […]

Ole School Cakes from back in the day

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Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com December 09, 2014 If you grew up in South Los Angeles and went to a LAUSD School you know much too well about the dense square of dough called coffee cake. Those cakes were scrumptious; at least that’s what we thought back in the day, as a kid. These warm confection of […]

Rapper Beanie Sigel Shot Outside Pleasantville, New Jersey Home

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By Vince Lattanzio / NBC10 News December 05,2014 Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel has been shot after an apparent fight outside a Jersey Shore home, police tell NBC10. His attorney believes the rapper was not the intended target. The shooting happened around 9:45 a.m. outside Sigel’s home along the 800 block of Spruce Avenue in Pleasantville, […]

Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album ‘promoted’ shootings, D.A. says

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By Tony Perry / LA Times November 20, 2014 Among the 15 suspected San Diego street-gang members charged in a string of shootings is Brandon Duncan, an aspiring rap singer. Duncan, 33, who raps under the name Tiny Doo, is not accused of providing the guns or being present at the nine shootings that terrorized […]

An Insider’s Look Before They Were Hip-Hop Stars

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By Carolina Gonzalez / The New York Times November. 18, 2014 The sharp features and bedroom eyes are eminently familiar. But the sun-dappled portrait of Snoop Dogg Lisa Leone took in 1993 surprises. The rapper appears not just young — this was just before the release of his first solo album — but soft. “What […]

Tupac Shakur’s poems as a teen released

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 31, 2014 Tupac Shakur wrote poetry as a teen and three of them have been published by Noisey, an online website covering music. Pac is known for his lyrical style and has inspired many before and after his death in 1996. These three poems released by his first manager, Leila […]

Palm Trees and South LA Culture

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 24, 2014 You can’t come to Los Angeles and not notice the Palm Trees towering over the metropolis in Southern California. These trees line the streets and freeways. You can’t listen to a rapper from LA like ScHoolBoy Q and not hear him rap about “Gang signs and palm trees, […]

Racial profiling “Django Unchained”actress is unsupported says LAPD

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 22, 2015 Who is Daniele Watts we ask ourselves as this story comes to a head in the media now that she was charged on Tuesday with lewd conduct. We all know by now that Watts made her film debut in the critically-acclaimed blockbuster hit, Django Unchained in 2012, acting […]